Robin Hood Tax

OK, so it’s not science – but Economics, Health and Ecology work pretty well together, so here goes:

This is a recent clip from the UK, made by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Boat That Rocked), outlining the potential benefits of a so-called Robin Hood Tax. The idea proposes that just 0.05% of profits made from city banking deals are taken and used to help the poor and support the economy. Watch Bill Nighy acting the banker as he answers some questions from an interviewer on the benefits of the tax:

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International Educator: China via Japan, Indonesia & the UK. Director of Innovation in Learning & Teaching. Science educator. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education & current EdD student. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Interested in curriculum, pedagogy, purposeful EdTech and global competence. Find out more: Science site:

Posted on February 10, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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